CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — During Monday night’s Jefferson County Board of Education Meeting, Superintendent Bishop talked about the need to put to a vote the request for more money from taxpayers in November:

The approved action will increase the county’s levy to $ 25 ½ million dollars with some of

Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Chuck Bishop

the money going into the community via the extension service, parks and rec, and libraries. In the school system, more money would go toward school resource officers and mental health resources.

The Board also approved $90.000 to replace 52 windows at Wright Denny.

Also at Monday night’s  meeting, Mary Lynn talked about the Summer programs at the county schools.

She also discussed training for these programs.

Summer School started Monday and runs through July 12th.

Panhandle News Network Reporter Al Gaige contributed to this story.  He reminds readers that the Jefferson County Board of Education will not meet June 24th and moved the July 8th meeting to July 10th.

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